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1 hr ago | News Observer

Utility to pay Tennessee coal ash victims $27.8M

The spill happened when a containment dike burst at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant, releasing more than 5 million cubic yards of ash from a storage pond.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Valley Authority, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

3 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Business News Digest

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas, Auto Dealers

6 hrs ago |

Utility to pay Tenn. coal ash spill victims $27.8M

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Social Software, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Tennessee Valley Authority

9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Energy delivery company Enbridge posts second-quarter profit of $756 million

Enbridge is reporting a second-quarter net profit of $756 million, impacted by a number of one-time factors that contributed to the jump in earnings.


Related Topix: Enbridge, Oil & Gas

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Borrowing costs up as spending for Duke Energy nuke plant reaches $403.4M

Borrowing costs are taking a bigger and bigger bite of the spending Duke Energy is doing on pre-construction work for its proposed Lee Nuclear Plant.


Related Topix: Duke Energy, Gaffney, SC

15 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

PG&E shares plunge as investors ponder new criminal charges over San Bruno explosion

PG&E shares plunged on Thursday, amid a slump in profits that were weakened by expenses related to improvements to its natural gas system, under scrutiny following a fatal explosion in San Bruno nearly four years ago.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014


UPDATE 2-U.S. Energy Dept. approves Oregon project to export LNG

The U.S. Energy Department on Thursday approved Oregon LNG to export liquefied natural gas, as the Obama administration works through applications to export fuel from the domestic drilling boom to markets in Asia and Europe.


Related Topix: Leucadia National Corporation, Financial Services, Investment Services, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Brandon Sun

Penn West Petroleum shares dive after accounting review finds faults

Shares in Penn West Petroleum Ltd. fell sharply Wednesday after the company announced it's reviewing its accounting practices going back several years and will have to restate some of its past financial reports.


Related Topix: Penn West Energy Trust, Canada,

Network planned to bring shale power to East Coast

PPL Corp. said Thursday it wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated Eastern Seaboard.


Related Topix: PPL Corp, Pennsylvania

ABC News

US Stocks Fall Sharply as Earnings Disappoint

Stocks fell sharply on Thursday as investors reacted to disappointing corporate earnings and outlooks from major U.S. companies including Exxon Mobil and Whole Foods Markets.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, ExxonMobil Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Life, Food, Fast Food

The Guardian

More audits for Muskrat Falls project in Labrador after costs rise

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A provincial oversight committee for the $8.5-billion Muskrat Falls hydro project in Labrador has asked for more audits to monitor spending.


Related Topix: Canada, Emera

Exxon profit surges, but production slips

Exxon Mobil Corp. net income rose 28 percent in the second quarter on a sale of Asian assets and higher oil prices, but oil and gas production slipped 6 percent, disappointing analysts.


Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, Irving, TX

The Modesto Bee

Sunoco Logistics' 300-mile pipeline dealt setback

Two administrative law judges on Wednesday released a 25-page decision recommending that state utility regulators deny the company's request to exempt buildings to shelter 18 pump stations and 17 valve control stations from local zoning ordinances in 31 locations.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, Business News

San Bernardino County Sun

PG&E to end bottled water delivery for Hinkley residents

HINKLEY >> Pacific Gas & Electric Co. officials have notified residents here that their programs to provide bottled water for some and a sophisticated water filtration system to others would end Oct. 31. In its letter mailed Wednesday, San Francisco-based utility giant PG&E noted that levels of chromium-6 in Hinkley's domestic wells were below ... (more)


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Hinkley, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, South Lake Tahoe, CA

The Washington Post

Panel wants TEPCO execs charged over nuke crisis

A Japanese judicial panel has recommended that three former executives of the utility that operates the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant face criminal charges over their role in the disaster.


Related Topix: Tokyo Electric Power Company, World News

Inside Bay Area

PG&E calls criminal charges against agency 'unwarranted,' says it didn't break the law

Just hours after PG&E was indicted by a federal grand jury on criminal charges, among them obstruction of justice, the agency released a statement calling the charges "unwarranted."


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Explosion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

News Observer

Exelon will buy Integrys retail unit for $60M

The business, called Integrys Energy Services, sells electricity and natural gas to about 1.2 million customers in 22 states and Washington DC.


Related Topix: Exelon, Integrys Energy, Wisconsin Energy Corporation

Report: Jet hit unlisted pole in fatal Ga. crash

National Transportation Safety Board investigators say the plane with Vein Guys medical practice employees aboard hit the unlighted pole at the Thomson-McDuffie County Airport near Augusta the night of Feb. 20, 2013.


Related Topix: McDuffie County, GA, Georgia Power, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

ABC News

Correction: Exxon Mobil-Gay Rights Story

In a story July 22 about new federal anti-discrimination rules, The Associated Press reported erroneously the value of Exxon Mobil Corp. shares held by investors who supported amending the company's equal employment opportunity statement.


Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, Gay/Lesbian, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Irving, TX, Transgender

Valero Energy 2Q profit rises 26 percent

The San Antonio-based company said net income increased to $588 million, or $1.10 per share, from $466 million, or 85 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Valero Energy, Velos, Startups


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